Ronald Carpenter’s observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book



Ronald Carpenter’s observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book


Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for R B Carpenter, bomb aimer, covering the period from 16 May 1941 to 30 April 1945 and from 13 November 1950 to 27 May 1953. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post war flying with 15 Reserve Flying School. He was stationed at RAF Evanton, RAF Cranwell, RAF Yatesbury, RAF Topcliffe, RAF Pocklington, RAF Melbourne, RAF Abingdon, RAF Manby, RAF Blakehill Farm, RAF Oulton, RAF New Delhi and RAF Redhill. Aircraft flown in were Proctor, Dominie, Whitley, Botha, Anson, Wellington, Halifax, Oxford, Blenheim, Martinet, Liberator and Dakota. He flew one operation with 102 Squadron, 28 operations with 10 Squadron and 13 operations with 223 Squadron, 3 daylight and 10 night operations in a radio counter measures role. Targets were Bremen, Le Havre, Saarbrucken, Dusseldorf, Wilhelmshaven, Flensburg, Kiel, Genoa, Lorient, St Nazaire, Nuremburg, Cologne, Munich, Stuttgart, Duisburg, Frankfurt, Stettin, Essen, Le Creusot, Krefeld, Aachen, Coblenz, Mainz, Mannheim, and Mönchengladbach. His pilots on operations were Squadron Leader Debenham, Flight Sergeant Virgo and Pilot Officer Tompson.



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